Adult Autism Waiver Amendment

The Office of Developmental Programs proposes to amend the Adult Autism Waiver.  These proposed changes are available for public comment from September 7, 2019 through October 7, 2019.

Please note that the proposed effective date of October 1, 2019, will be pushed back after the conclusion of the public comment period.  

View the proposed changes to the Adult Autism Waiver

Adult Autism Waiver

Side-By-Side of Proposed Changes

Public Comment

The public comment period is from September 7, 2019 to October 7, 2019.  Comments received by 11:59 pm on October 7, 2019 will be reviewed and considered for revisions to the waiver amendment submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the proposed waiver amendments. Comments should be addressed to Laura Cipriani, Department of Human Services, Office of Developmental Programs, 625 Forster Street, Room 510, Harrisburg, PA  17120. Comments may also be submitted to the Department at
RA-odpcomment@pa.gov using subject header “AAW Amendment”.

The Department will also hold a webinar to receive comments on the proposed waiver amendment.  Date, time and link for registration to attend this webinar is as follows:

September 16, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The following link must be used to register for the above webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5591990095297686285. Participants are able to participate in the webinar by phone, but will need a computer to provide comments during the webinar.  To assist the Department in accurately capturing comments provided during the webinars, individuals are asked to submit a written copy of their comments by email or mail to the address provided above.